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Coushatta Casino Resort Donates $10,000 from Fundraiser to Benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital

October 25, 2018

KINDER, LA––During September 2018, Coushatta Casino Resort associates participated in a fundraiser to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and promote awareness of childhood cancer. Casino associates who wished to donate had the option to purchase specially designed t-shirts and wear as part of their uniform on designated days throughout the month.

Brittni Blankenship, Sr. Regional Development Representative for St. Jude’s, accepted the $10,000 check from Coushatta Tribal Chairman David Sickey and Coushatta Casino Resort General Manager Scott Sirois. They were joined by Coushatta Tribal Councilmembers Loretta Williams, Crystal Williams, Kevin Sickey and Jonathan Cernek, as well as Special Casino Programs Coordinator Nakia Hutchins, whose son Haydn McCoy received treatment at St. Jude’s Hospital.

Ms. Blankenship commented, “Thank you to Coushatta Casino Resort and all the amazing employees who work there for raising $10,000 for the kids of St. Jude. Thanks to your generosity, St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.”

Chairman Sickey stated, “There is never a question in our minds about giving to, partnering with, or helping out our dear friends at St. Jude’s. They are an organization with a mission of the highest order. They save the lives of our children. They are our best possible future. It’s an honor to stand with them and our Coushatta Casino Resort family.”

Coushatta Casino Resort General Manager Scott Sirois said, “We are pleased and honored to support this very worthy charitable organization whose good works benefit all of us.”

Coushatta Casino Resort is located in Kinder, Louisiana on US Highway 165 (I-10 exit 44) and features over 2,000 slots and more than 65 table games including live poker, plus live bingo and off-track betting. Phone 800-584-7263 for more information or visit the website at